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Kelly Scientific Resources

Study Technician- Vivarium Husbandry- Boston MA 02115

Post Date:Jun 12, 2019Type:Full-Time
Start Date:6/12/2019Salary:
Location:US-MA-Boston Job Reference:US51FPAL_BH1574253

Job Description:

Study Technician II- Vivarium Husbandry- Longwood Avenue, Boston MA 02115
Requirement: CRLJP00000586
Required skills: external working experience in a laboratory with animal handling, dosing, gavage, ocular bleeds, IVs related to research study and good communication with Investigator/ researcher.

Observe, monitor and document the health and physical environment within the client’s animal facility. Perform animal care and husbandry.


  • Develop an understanding of and regularly utilize available information resources and systems (e.g., SOPs, policies, computer applications).

  • Assemble, set up, and operate any necessary experimental equipment.

  • Conduct laboratory procedures in compliance with established protocols/plans and with regulatory and laboratory requirements.

  • Document experimental data in technical notebooks or approved electronic files including activities undertaken, existing conditions, observed results and variation from expected data patterns.

  • Record and prepare data for inclusion in project reports.

  • With guidance from scientific management, maintain a technical knowledge and understanding in his/her assigned area of responsibility.

  • Able to perform the following techniques:

  • Oral gavage in rodents

  • IV, SQ, IP, IM injection techniques in rodents

  • Blood collection:

  • Tail vein in rodents

  • Orbital sinus in rodents

  • Cardiac in rodents

  • Necropsy and tissue collection

  • Rodent euthanasia via exsanguination preceded by administration of CO2 or anesthesia; cervical dislocation preceded by administration of CO2 or anesthesia; or, administration of CO2.

  • Interact with other personnel within the department, key support groups and the division, to develop a network of resources to facilitate completion of assignments.

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills

  • Perform all other related duties as assigned.


  • Education:  B.S./B.A. degree in Biological Sciences or related field from an accredited college or university is required.

  • Experience:  Must have at least 2 years of previous laboratory animal research experience.

  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.

  • Certification/Licensure:  Preferred but not required.

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Contact Information
Kelly Scientific Resources
Name: Arra Lam

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